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Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava
1400AD-Present-Modern Era Europe Romania

Dragomirna, an unusual monastery in Suceava

July 2, 2019

Architectural Style: 

Moldavian (gothic + byzantine) 

Getting there

Car – from Suceava (14 km)

The closest airports are located in

When to visit

Every Day, Day time

LocationDJ208U 1, Dragomirna 727365, Suceava, Romania, Europe

Dragomirna Monastery

  • Dragomirna Monastery has a unique church in Romania for its unusual proportions. By far it is the tallest and narrowest church ever founded.
  • The Dragomirna Monastery was built in 1602 in the village of Mitocu Dragomirnei, in Suceava County, by Anastasie Crimca of Moldova.
  • The monastery is surrounded by high stone walls
  • Dragomirna’s Museum of Medieval Art contains carved cedar crosses mounted in silver-gilt filigree and numerous religious texts.
  • The church tower is 42 m high
  • On the right side of the exit, there is a small shop where you can buy different types of honey, creams, and oils made by nuns.
  • Inside the church, you will find a shop where you can buy religious objects.
Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava
Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava
Dragomirna Monastery, Suceava